I Stop Breathing When I Type and You Probably Do, Too

I noticed a pretty unnerving problem recently. It was a normal day at work. I, being a blogger, spend a lot of time pounding on a little keyboard and staring at a big screen. While working on an especially stressful post and a particularly challenging paragraph, I started getting lightheaded. I'd stopped breathing. » 11/08/13 11:00am 11/08/13 11:00am

How Much Does Your Computer Stress You Out?

A recent survey commissioned by Crucial has turned up a few interesting statistics on computer stress. 94 percent of respondents said they've had computer problems drive them up the wall, and a little over half aren't happy with how their little Internet box behaves in general. 18 percent even said computer problems… » 9/09/12 2:00pm 9/09/12 2:00pm

6 Tools to Relieve the Stress of this Horrible Month

It's November. Welcome to the most stressful part of the year. The weather is getting crappy, the holidays are approaching, and the relaxed pace of the summer months is quickly fading into the drudgery of actually doing work. Here are a few tools to keep you from snapping and strangling the Whole Foods cashier. » 11/03/11 7:40pm 11/03/11 7:40pm

Scientists Create "The World's Most Relaxing Room"

The credit crunch and the hectic pace of modern life has inspired Professor Richard Wiseman to create what he believes is "the world's most relaxing room" at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, just north of London. His research led him to invite visitors to lie down on soft matting with lavender scented… » 10/24/08 1:45pm 10/24/08 1:45pm

10 Stress Busting Gadgets That Help You Unwind From a Long Week at Work

Feeling a little stressed out? Good thing it's Friday-the weekend should offer ample opportunity to unwind. Unfortunately, some of you may be have so much going on that a couple of days off may not do the job. Not to worry, there are plenty of gadgets out there that can help you recover from the stress that a long… » 7/18/08 4:00pm 7/18/08 4:00pm